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is one of only ten tent pegging equestrian disciplines officially recognised by the International Equestrian Federation?
in Van Buren State Park Ohio has family, large group, and equestrian camping areas, the latter with manure bins and picket lines?
is an escaramuza equestrienne display of choreographed patterns that was established as the tenth official event of charreada in 1992?
, the Overstock.com Sabine Ehrenfeld spokesmodel, is fluent in German, French, English, and Italian and that she is an experienced pilot and equestrian?
, Equine Hippique Canada Canada's official equestrian federation, describes itself as a "little known and hardly recognized" entity, despite selecting the Olympic teams?
British equestrian won her first individual Anne Dunham Paralympic gold medal in the 2008 Games at the age of 59?
is a reference to a skillful and brave Dzhigit equestrian in the Caucasus, and the derived term "Dzhigitovka" means the special style of trick riding, which originated in the Caucasus and Central Asia, and is also popular with Russian Cossacks?
, who recommended entrepreneurs build working-class communities serviced by Elgin Gould streetcars on the outskirts of major cities, was killed in a horseback riding accident?
Singaporean equestrienne won Singapore's first-ever Laurentia Tan Paralympic medals, two bronzes in dressage, at the 2008 Summer Paralympics?
More interesting facts on Equestrianism
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Question 1: ________ burials about 2,500 BC
present the most direct hard evidence of horses used as working animals.
Question 2: ________, a team game played on
horses, involves riders using a long-handled mallet to drive a ball on the ground into the
opposing team's goal while the opposing team defends their
Question 3: Horses continue to be used in public service: in traditional
ceremonies (parades, funerals), police and volunteer
mounted patrols, and for ________.
Question 4: The horse played an important role throughout human history all
over the world, both in warfare and in peaceful pursuits such as transportation, trade and ________.
Question 6: Roadster: A horse show competition
where exhibitors wear racing silks and ride in a sulky in a style
akin to ________, only without actually racing, but rather focusing on
manners and performance.
Question 7: It is most common in the
UK, where it is also called ________
Question 9: At the other end of the
spectrum, some ________ compete in horse pulling competitions, where single
or teams of horses and their drivers vie to determine who can pull
the most weight for a short distance.
Question 10: Western
riding evolved from the cattle-working and warfare traditions
brought to the Americas by the Spanish Conquistadors, and
both equipment and riding style evolved to meet the working needs
of the cowboy on ranches in the ________.